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Philadelphia's BalletX opens the Dance Center's 2014-15 season.

Our 2014-15 Season - opens with Philadelphia's BalletX - led by choreographer Matthew Neenan, who The New York Times called "one of the most appealing and singular voices in ballet today."

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Raphael Xavier and Reggie Wilson/Fist + Heel Performance Group nominated for 2014 Black Theater Alliance Awards for the Alvin Ailey Award for Best Choreography in a Dance Concert

These two companies, presented earlier this year as a part of The Dance Center's 2013-14 Season, are nominated for best choreography for this Chicago Award.

Dance Center Faculty member Carrie Hanson receives prestigious National Dance Project Production Grant award for The Seldoms.

Dance Center faculty member Carrie Hanson's dance company The Seldoms received the prestigious National Dance Project Production Grant award.

Dance Center Faculty Member Margi Cole - One of 100 Women of Inspiration - chosen by Today's Chicago Woman magazine.

Faculty member Margi Cole was recently selected as one of 100 Women of Inspiration by Today's Chicago Woman Magazine.

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